Last modified on 2 April 2014, at 21:40

odds and ends

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EtymologyEdit

From an dialectal corruption of ords and ends (points and endings" or "beginnings and ends). More at ord, end.

NounEdit

odds and ends (plural only)

  1. (idiomatic) Miscellaneous things.
    The garage was filled with a random assortment of odds and ends.

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